Engineering is all about the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of just about anything with moving parts. You will study 4 units in total with 2 being core units and 2 being specifically selected units. The units you will study are as follows:
The BTEC is assessed in two ways, the first being an exam sat by every student under taking the course and the second is by completing written reports and practical tasks. Unit 1 The Engineered World is assessed by students sitting an exam, the other three units are all assessed through written assignments and practical tasks.
Students successfully completing the Level 2 course will be able to progress to the Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering. Students successfully completing the Level 3course will be able to progress to HND or Degree level qualification.
Potential career opportunities include: research, design engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, project management, development and testing, marketing, customer services, business management, materials development.